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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 14th, 09, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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New wheel had a pin hole in it!

I recently bought 2-15x8 ralleys from Ricks. (Wheel vintiques). I kept losing air in one tire. Pulled it off and checked it, couldn't find anything. Finally after taking it to a tire shop they put it in a tank, found a pin hole leak in the rim. Where the halves are welded together. After getting the run around from Vintiques I said screw it. I spot welded it gound it down primer paint its perfect. Balanced perfect. I wasn't going to wait two weeks for a new wheel. Can't even trust new parts.
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Re: New wheel had a pin hole in it!

made in china?

Don't stop now!!!
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Re: New wheel had a pin hole in it!

Just part of doing mail order shopping... Nobody likes getting a bad part but when you drove to the local brick and morter store and picked parts up if something was wrong you just went back and got it replaced.

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Re: New wheel had a pin hole in it!

That sucks because i bought a set of 15x8 ss wheels for my 70 chevelle ss and one of the rims had a hole in it also!! Did the same repair!! I wasnt gonna wait either!!
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